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The working title of this film was Jean o' the Heather ... More Less

The working title of this film was Jean o' the Heather . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
30 Sep 16
p. 788.
MPM
1 Jan 17
p. 15.
MPN
30 Sep 16
p. 2054.
MPW
30 Sep 16
p. 2070 (ad insert), p. 2098.
NYDM
7 Oct 16
p. 134.
Variety
22 Sep 16
p. 37.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Jean o' the Heather
Release Date:
18 September 1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jean MacGregor's nosy neighbor, Miss McGrim, causes a scandal by lying about Jean's relationship with Winston, a young Englishman. The ugly gossip forces Jean to leave her tyrannical father Donald and flee to America, to stay with her uncle Robert, who manages a lumber camp in Florida. In order to earn passage to Florida, Jean joins a show troupe as a dancer and pipe player, touring the country fairs. Meanwhile, back at home, Miss McGrim marries Donald which further tarnishes Jean's relationship with her father. When Jean arrives in Florida, Robert is very cold to her, but she wins him over when she helps him catch thieves who have been preying upon the camp. She is reunited with Winston when he comes to inspect a lumber camp that his father owns. The couple returns to England to be married, and she reconciles with her father, who is no longer ... +


Jean MacGregor's nosy neighbor, Miss McGrim, causes a scandal by lying about Jean's relationship with Winston, a young Englishman. The ugly gossip forces Jean to leave her tyrannical father Donald and flee to America, to stay with her uncle Robert, who manages a lumber camp in Florida. In order to earn passage to Florida, Jean joins a show troupe as a dancer and pipe player, touring the country fairs. Meanwhile, back at home, Miss McGrim marries Donald which further tarnishes Jean's relationship with her father. When Jean arrives in Florida, Robert is very cold to her, but she wins him over when she helps him catch thieves who have been preying upon the camp. She is reunited with Winston when he comes to inspect a lumber camp that his father owns. The couple returns to England to be married, and she reconciles with her father, who is no longer married. +

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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